July 29, 2015

Personal Branding Blog

Personal Branding Blog

The Personal Branding Blog is part of the Small Business Trends Publisher Channel, offering branding and career advice from Dan Schawbel and his team of experts. The blog helps professionals build a powerful brand to remain competitive in the job market.

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11 Rhyming Words that Cue Life Hacks for Business

Each day, running your business presents new challenges -- and some that seem to happen pretty regularly, too. Dealing with these unwanted distractions requires its own set of reactions. Here's an easy way to remember the best way to deal with setbacks.

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How to Use Periscope for Business

Twitter's video streaming app, Periscope, is now available for download for both iOS and Android. Here's a look at how businesses can utilize this new video app right away.


Weekends Aren’t the Time to Do Nothing

If you think the weekend is the perfect time to do nothing ... think again. Yes, it's Monday but that doesn't mean you can't do these things at the end of this week.


Use the Right Words for Winning Business

When sending an email to a perspective client, customer, partner or supplier, it's important to stand out from the crowd. But if your emails are regularly being ignore by these people, it may be a sign of a deeper problem. Are you using the right words to win business?

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What Type of Leader Are You?

The former Soviet Red Army hockey team was a feared group of men. And they were, for a long time, very successful. They were led by a man who ruled with the proverbial iron fist. There can be a lot said for that style of leadership but surely there are other ways to lead.

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Make a Mistake? Rely on Others in Times of Need

Mistakes happen and everyone makes them. Some are big and some are small. For small ones, you may be able to pick up the pieces yourself. Bigger ones may require a little help.

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Positivity is Key to Triggering a Sales Boost

So what influences someone to buy from you? Is it the quality of your product or service, the price the effectiveness of your marketing campaign? Well, maybe. But there are some other factors you may want to share with your sales team.

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5 Steps to More Professional Personal Branding

How you write and speak along with how you dress and the condition of your vehicle all impact your personal brand. Following these five tips will give your own brand a professional edge.

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Pets at the Office are the Cat’s Meow for Employee Morale

If you think letting your employees bring fido or fluffy to the office will end in lower productivity and distraction, there is some data out there that may prove you wrong. See the benefits a pet friendly workplace produce.

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6 Reasons to Unplug for Greater Health and Productivity

We live in a connected world and are told repeatedly that being responsive and accessible are the new imperatives for succeeding in business. But cold there also be a darker side to your online life?